Business notes

Sunday, March 05, 2017

FedEx Corp. will accept applications until March 29 in its small-business grant contest that offers grants and services to 10 small businesses, distributing a collective prize pool of $120,500. The contest is open to U.S.-based for-profit small businesses with fewer than 99 employees and operating for six months or more. Visit fedex.com/grantcontest and enter your contact information, write a short business profile and upload four photos of your business or product, including your logo. Participants also have the option of submitting a 90-second video to supplement their entries. Winners will be announced on April 25 at fedex.com/grantcontest.

Franklin Savings Bank honored three employees with a Vision Award, a distinction to individuals who make a difference with their customers and co-workers by living the bank’s vision. This year’s recipients are Mary Kay Haines, personal banker; Justin Keith, electronic services and deposit operations specialist; and Keith Laramie, network services technician.

Senet, a Portsmouth provider of public, low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs) for long-range Internet of Things (IoT) applications built on the LoRaWAN protocol, was a recipient of a 2017 Internet Telephony Product of the Year award for its innovation and high quality of its LPWAN services across large-scale, commercial IoT deployments and business cases.

ReVision Energy installed two ground-mounted solar arrays at Sant Bani School in Sanbornton. The 55.1-kilowatt grid-tied system consists of 208 solar panels and is owned by ReVision Energy. Sant Bani secured the project at no up-front cost through a Power Purchase Agreement with ReVision Energy.

Tuscan Kitchen opened on Lafayette Street in Portsmouth. Another location is planned for Salem.